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Uses and Side Effects of Mylan 477

Mylan 477 (diazepam), a psychoactive drug, is recommended for the treatment of anxiety and alcohol withdrawal. However, Mylan 477 can cause few bothersome side effects like fatigue, drowsiness, nausea, and dry mouth.
PsycholoGenie Staff
Habit Forming!
Mylan 477 for anxiety treatment, when used repeatedly, can become addictive. Just a few weeks of use can lead to psychological and physical dependence. So its usage is advised for the shortest possible period of time.

Mylan 477 is imprinted on the tablet diazepam that belongs to the class of psychoactive drugs. Pill imprinting is an easy pill identification process that allows us to know which medication we are taking. It is a hassle-free way to know the identity of the capsule or tablet. Simply put, it is a pill-identifier tool that helps doctors and consumers alike to easily identify the tablet.
Uses
As aforementioned, Mylan 477 is a tablet imprint code designated for diazepam. The medication, available in 2 mg, 5 mg, and 10 mg strength tablets, is used to treat the following medical conditions:
Anxiety
The tablet is prescribed primarily for the treatment of anxiety disorders. It is a green round pill that has high efficacy rate in managing anxiety. So, with Mylan 477, it may become much easier to manage feeling of anxiety along with controlling agitation and uneasiness, commonly associated with anxiety and panic attacks.
Experts opine that chemical imbalances in the brain may be responsible for causing anxiety disorder. Mylan 477 is said to alter the chemicals of the brain and restore the brain chemistry, which may help treat anxiety disorders.
Insomnia
Diazepam, when taken at higher doses, displays sedative properties, which may help the patient achieve better sleep. However, at lower doses, it helps relieve anxiety without causing any sedative effect.
Seizures
Mylan 477 also shows anticonvulsant properties, which may help to treat seizures and epilepsy. However, since the body becomes tolerant to its anticonvulsant action within 6 to 12 months of treatment, using Mylan 477 for an extended duration for the treatment of epilepsy is a rarity.
Eclampsia that occurs in late pregnancy and is marked by sudden onset of convulsions may also be treated by administering of Mylan 477, when other treatment options have proved to be of little help.
Alcohol Withdrawal
Overcoming alcohol withdrawal symptoms is not easy, but taking Mylan 477 may help in suppressing these symptoms. Mylan 477 is generally safe and has a high success rate in controlling as well as preventing these withdrawal symptoms.
Advantages
One major advantage of using Mylan 477 is that it quick acting, and moreover, it is highly effective, which makes it a better option to treat acute cases of anxiety, panic attacks, and seizures.
Side Effects
Common Side Effects
Concluding that Mylan 477 is free from side effects is being too optimistic. This is because, side effects with psychoactive drugs like diazepam are relatively common. Some of the common side effects that may be experienced by the use of Mylan 477 are:
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry mouth
  • Slurred speech
  • Nausea
  • Skin rash
  • Changes in bowel function
  • Poor sex drive
Serious Side Effects
Although the side effects (given below) can be observed in anyone, older people are at an increased risk of suffering from these adverse side effects.
Mylan 477, particularly when taken at higher doses, may aggravate seizures and depression, lead to aggressive behavior, hyperactivity, and may even lead to anterograde amnesia and confusion. The drug can also cause a lack of muscle control, muscle twitching, urinary incontinence, and hangover effects, especially in the elderly. In rare cases, use of this drug may lead to suicidal ideation and self-harm. These adverse side effects are less common, but need to be immediately reported to the doctor in case they occur.
Also treatment with Mylan 477 should not be stopped abruptly, this may lead to its withdrawal symptoms. Moreover, alcohol consumption should also be avoided when taking this drug, because it can enhance the effects of alcohol. On the whole, consultation with a qualified doctor is necessary before taking this psychoactive drug.
Disclaimer: The information provided in this article is solely for educating the reader. It is not intended to be a substitute for the advice of a medical expert.